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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2558)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2456)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2078)

      Order: Fabales (235)

        Family: Fabaceae (235) (family description)

          Genus: Zornia (2)

           Epithet: latifolia Smith (9)

Synonyms: Zornia diphylla ssp. gracilis (DC.) Malme, Zornia gracilis DC., Zornia pubescens Kunth, Zornia surinamensis Miq.

diphylla => two leaves

gracilis => slender, graceful

latifolia => with broad leaves

pubescens => downy, slightly hairy

surinamensis => from Suriname

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Zornia latifolia at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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